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  • How to Submit a Hardship Appeal After Refusing the Alcohol Breath Test
    How to Submit a Hardship Appeal After Refusing the Alcohol Breath Test

    It’s a major inconvenience to be without a driver license and one our clients often encounter as a result of operating while intoxicated (OWI), also known as driving under the influence (DUI). If you ...

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  • Case Study: How We Fought a Second OWI Offense and Won For Our Client
    Case Study: How We Fought a Second OWI Offense and Won For Our Client

    In October, Josh* was charged with 2nd charge - OWI out of Westland, Michigan. He was accused of operating his vehicle while under the influence of marijuana. Two years prior, he received an OWI ...

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  • How Long Do DUI Points Stay on Your Driving Record?
    How Long Do DUI Points Stay on Your Driving Record?

    Upon conviction for a DUI in Michigan, the Department of State assesses points to the driving record. A conviction for either Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) or Operating with a High Bodily Alcohol ...

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  • Is There a Legal Limit for Smoking Marijuana and Driving?
    Is There a Legal Limit for Smoking Marijuana and Driving?

    Are you allowed to smoke marijuana then drive? While it will always be illegal to smoke while you drive, the answer on smoking then driving is unfortunately more complicated than yes or no. With the ...

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  • How to Get a DUI Dropped to Reckless Driving
    How to Get a DUI Dropped to Reckless Driving

    In addition to possible jail time, probation, fines and costs, the collateral consequences of a DUI can be severe. Some examples of collateral consequences include: Loss of professional licensing, ...

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  • Is it Possible to Limit OWI Penalties During Sentencing?
    Is it Possible to Limit OWI Penalties During Sentencing?

    Being arrested for Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) is an expensive and time consuming event. Most people are concerned about the possible penalties that they may receive at sentencing. Therefore, I ...

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